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BIke more, drive less

That crew in Fort Collins are a zany bunch. Bike commuting is crazy fun! Bike more, drive less. Props to Brendan for pushing me to watch this. I’ve seen this video mentioned elsewhere — it’s worth the watch!

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan: Hang up and drive

Last week, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was caught behaving badly when KRON newsman Stanley Roberts shamed her on television after a viewer sent a photo of Ms. Quan apparently reading email on her phone while driving.

Bike train this Wednesday and other bike updates

San Jose Bike Train rides again this Wednesday, March 5, 2014. One of my colleagues at the office was kind enough to share his germs with me during a meeting last week, so let’s hope my nasty head cold heals up before then. Details and more bike stuff below the spiffy Bike Train logo.

Friday: a death, and bike news

A colleague and friend passed yesterday morning after a too-short battle against the East Asian Curse, stomach cancer. James of Cupertino, California was a large man who never dressed up in lycra bike clothes, but friends, family and neighbors could still describe him as an avid cyclist. His fascination with bikes began in the early read more »

San Jose Bike Train coming soon

I’m talking with Lady Fleur and a couple of other people to start up a San Jose Bike Train. A bike train is a no-drop (~10 MPH) group commute designed specifically to help newcomers overcome obstacles like wayfinding. Our initial route will begin from Diridon Station in San Jose, with maybe a spur from near read more »

Bike commuter helps driver in distress

The Champaign-Urbana News Gazoo in Illinois reports that University of Illinois professor Steve LaValle was Just Riding Along when he ran across a diabetic man parked on the side of the road. LaValle is currently on a leave of absence from the U of I and is working in Irvine, California, where he rides his read more »